This past Saturday and Sunday, fifteen students from YIS participated in the Yangon Round of the World Scholar’s Cup, which is one of the premiere academic competitions in the world. All fifteen students qualified for the Global Rounds, and received many awards and accolades in the process. The 7th grade […]
Four years ago the YIS community outreach club Building Blocks was founded. Since that time the student group has grown dramatically and has undertaken a variety of service projects from providing books and supplies to needy youngsters to the more substantive task of making long-term improvements in the community. The […]
On Thursday, April 6th, around 100 YIS students had the privilege of meeting Tank and the Bangas, a band from New Orleans that they have been recently studying. Tank and the Bangas are a funk/jazz/spoken word/fusion band with incredibly powerful live performances, and they were recently featured on National Public […]
The YIS Pulse is a student-led, student-directed newspaper that was founded in 2015 by Hnin Ei Wai Lwin and Co Co Hong. This year, our new editors-in-chief are seniors Chloe (Thu Wati Aung) and Irene (Pan Myat Phyu Sin Myo) with Chloe also functioning as our layout designer. On the […]
YIS Help Portrait, 2016 from Yangon International School on Vimeo. Thank you to all the students, teachers and staff that made this terrific service event a reality.
Every year EARCOS provides teachers around the globe with many opportunities to grow. This year, Daniel Moore, a 2nd grade teacher, took advantage of one of these opportunities and was accepted to receive a grant for Action Research. Action research is process in which teachers look reflectively at their teaching […]
An important part of the YIS mission is to develop students who are global citizens and our foreign language department is certainly an important part of that effort. This year, the Spanish 4 class has been communicating weekly with students in the United States, Paraguay and Cayman Islands via a blog. […]
The prestigious Margaret Sanders Scholarship is awarded annually by The United Way in partnership with EARCOS. Margaret Sanders carved out a remarkable career in a male-dominated field, working at Walsworth Publishing for over four decades. Since beginning her work in 1961, she brought excellence to international schools serving their publishing needs. This year, one […]
In celebration of the 100th Day of School, kindergartners from the 123 Campus collected 100 pencils, 100 erasers, 100 pens, 100 notebooks, as well as markers, whiteboard erasers, big bags of rice and big jugs of oil to the local orphanage in an effort to contribute responsibly to the community. […]
Recently the YIS Kindergarten held their annual field trip to the Yangon Zoo. Students wear field journals around their necks with different activities that support the units of inquiry they explore in the classroom. Many families participated as well.